There are thousands of people hurt each and every day in auto accidents in the United States. Have you been injured in an auto accident? If so, there are million questions potentially going through your mind. Most people note that immediately following an injury the questions most asked are: Am I going to be alright? Will I be able to go back to work? How will I take care of my family? All of these are very important questions which, unfortunately, don’t always have simple answers.
Why Do I Need a Qualified Attorney?
People injured in car accidents by negligent drivers may be entitled to monetary compensation for their lost wages, medical expenses, as well as for their pain and suffering. Attaining fair compensation more often than not, requires the help of an experienced personal injury attorney to help you take on the insurance companies whose sole job will be to keep you from getting the compensation that you deserve.
Are Insurance Companies There to Help?
There was a nationwide class-action case, for example, wherein former Allstate employees testified that they were “trained to build rapport with customers and discourage them from hiring layers.” (Bartelme, Tony. STORM OF MONEY: Insider tells how some insurance companies rig the system. In an article written by Patrick Gunning titled if you love them, let them go, he explains that “insurance whistle blower Robert Dietz, adjusters at Farmers Insurance were ‘taught how to dissuade people from hiring a lawyer in the first place,’ ‘were evaluated annually for this talent,’ and ‘whenever adjusters allowed claimants to retain an attorney, they had to fill out a form to explain to supervisors how they let it happen.’” (Heckman, Candace; Low-ball offers nothing new in insurance industry.Seattle Post-Intelligencer. May 14, 2003.) The reality is that they are not there to help.
Typical Car Accident Injuries?
People can injure any and all parts of the body during car accidents – even those car accidents that may seem minor or that occur at low speeds (which insurance companies are notorious for denying coverage for or making low-ball offers for.) Injuries can include:
Soft Tissue Injuries
Soft tissue injuries are generally those injuries that occur to the muscles, ligaments, and tendons. One example of a soft tissue injury is whiplash. Whiplash occurs when muscles and ligaments in the neck are stretched too far due to the sudden impact of a car accident. People can suffer from pain to their neck, head, and upper back for years following the accident.
Head injuries all too often result in some form of a concussion, traumatic brain injury, as well as skull fractures. Such injuries can often lead to serious life altering conditions for life. These tend to occur when people hit their heads on the steering wheel, window or dash boards.
Back Injuries come in all different types and severity. They can range from soft tissue injuries to severe spinal chord damage which can result in non-stop excruciating pain or even paralysis.
Injured In A Car Accident? Call Us Today
If you have suffered injuries as a result of a car accident caused by another driver, contact Ray Padilla Law, APC today to discuss your case with attorney Ray Padilla. Our office will work and fight to ensure that you receive compensation for your loses.
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